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shape

(shāp) [AS. sceapan]
1. To mold to a particular form.
2. Outward form; contour.
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is a privately funded medical device company headquartered in Raynham, Massachusetts that manufactures and markets the Flex Robotic System, the world's first robotic surgical platform with a steerable and shapeable robotic scope.
That sexist-driven desire is commensurate with the IRA's performative political mandates is telling: Fergus is confronted with the choice to either realign with a masculinist aggression (through a symbolic union with Jude)--which would ultimately take expression in his resuming political violence--or continue performing a new game with Dil, a symbolic crossing-over into a new sexual identification, even a new "nation," both of which, as The Crying Game suggests through the trope of sport, are malleable and shapeable social constructs.
Which, just in case you don't know what that is, is lightweight, shapeable sensors of the future that can give us real-time damage reports or integrate into smart prosthetics that have the full flexibility of human skin.
ShapeCrete[TM] is an easy-to-use, just-add-water, shapeable concrete that can be poured, rolled, pushed, molded, textured or polished into an infinite array of custom concrete designs.
The formulation suits ultra high performance concrete mixes of self-flowing consistency or with shapeable, clay-like properties for molding, carving or rolling.
And so each of those new satellites, interestingly enough, has spot beams, shapeable beams, the ability to do a lot of different things as you go through that we did not have in the legacy capabilities.
In this intersubjective communication, empathy helps transform subjects and construct a fluid and shapeable subjectivity that is always in the process of becoming.
This presupposes knowledge of the interlinkages between consumption and production systems, the ability to appraise the implications of one's own consumption choices for others today and in the future, as well as a general perception of the future as undetermined and shapeable.